Tag: Brandon Cumpton

Brandon Cumpton and Casey Sadler Outrighted to Triple-A

Brandon Cumpton and Casey Sadler have both been assigned to Indianapolis after clearing waivers, opening two spots on the 40-man roster for the Pittsburgh...

Morning Report: Injuries Have Been a Big Part of This Minor...

I've heard a lot of people recently mention that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been relatively injury-free this season, noting that Charlie Morton and now...

Morning Report: Just How Important Are Strikeouts For a Minor League...

While doing the write-up for the Clayton Richard trade yesterday, I pointed out how good his ERA was for Indianapolis, but also noted just...

First Pitch: What Taillon’s Rehab Says For Cumpton’s and Kingham’s Future

On Thursday, Clint Hurdle was updating the Pittsburgh media in San Diego on Jameson Taillon's rehab progress. During his update, Hurdle offered up the...

Pirates Call Up Wilfredo Boscan, Option Steve Lombardozzi

The Pittsburgh Pirates have purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Wilfredo Boscan from Indianapolis, and have optioned Steve Lombardozzi to Indianapolis. To make room...

First Pitch: Brandon Cumpton, The 60-Day DL, and When to Expect...

Earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton underwent Tommy John surgery. That puts him out for the 2015 season, and...

First Pitch: Minor League Talk on Tucker, Meadows, McGuire, Taillon, and...

I had a really good interview with David Todd today on ESPN 970. We discussed a lot of minor league topics, and a few...

Brandon Cumpton Has Tommy John Surgery

Right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton had Tommy John surgery today, performed by Dr. James Andrews. The news isn't unexpected, since it was announced last week...

First Pitch: The Pirates Definitely Shouldn’t Be Trading Jeff Locke Now

Last week, as part of our new weekly Q&A feature on the site, I received the following question. Elliot Hicks: Charlie Wilmoth at Bucs Dugout posted...

Brandon Cumpton to Visit Dr. James Andrews Next Week

According to a press release, Brandon Cumpton will visit Dr. James Andrews next week after reporting pain in his elbow after his most recent...
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